Tulsi Byrne joined the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) team, a joint initiative between UN Global Compact and UN Women, in 2013. In her role as a WEPs Coordinator, Tulsi works with her colleagues and WEPs partner organizations to spread awareness around the importance of business action to advance gender equality as well as scaling up the WEPs globally. Prior to joining the UN Global Compact, Tulsi worked as a compliance officer in Anti-Money Laundering with a particular concentration in Anti-Bribery and Corruption and as a Branch Examiner for a major international bank.
In 2009, Tulsi received a fellowship from Mount Holyoke College to do research in Pune, India, with a women’s empowerment NGO, Ashta No Kai. Her research included analyzing the impacts of loaning bicycles to high school girls on school attendance.
Tulsi has a B.A. in International Relations and Economics from Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts and is currently pursuing her M.A. in International Affairs with a concentration in Development at The New School in New York.